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Senior Application Developer

Position Deleted on 9/25/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Admin - Computing - Programming/Analyst
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Senior Application Developer.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

The Senior Application Developer works closely with the Executive Director of Enrollment Technology to ensure the successful completion of assigned departmental projects. This individual will proactively seek out ways to improve process/system efficiencies and will work with other key staff members to ensure team goals are attained. The incumbent is responsible for the management of development resources, conducting of progress meetings, communication of project status to all levels of the University, and interfacing with other departments during the development lifecycle. The Senior Application Developer is a major contributor to the department's brainstorming and design meetings.

The successful candidate will work as a member of the development team which designs, develops, tests, and deploys software/web applications. This position is expected to partner with internal and external constituents to define requirements and develop technical specifications with a particular focus on enrollment and student services. The candidate must effectively communicate the assessment of the business practices and solutions to ensure development projects meet and exceed performance goals. Incumbent will develop software applications through designing and implementing enhancements and ensure changes to production applications are executed in a timely manner; identify and correct software discrepancies through unit, integration, system and customer acceptance testing and document code and system designs.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field and a minimum three years of experience with HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and at least one dynamic web programming language (i.e. ColdFusion, PHP, Java, Ruby, etc.).

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on 2/12/13. Materials should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Jennifer Drennan, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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